Telecommuting Papers

  • Alternative Work Schedule

    1010 words, 5 pages

    Case: The Alternative Work Schedule In today’s economy, employers are looking at the optimal solution for productivity, costs and employee satisfaction. Employee scheduling can be a time consuming task. Many employers are considering alternative work schedules (AWS). It describes different work schedule arrangements to meet the needs of the organization. “Alternative work schedules are an umbrella term that refers to compressed work schedules and flexible work schedules. Compressed work schedule means a fixed work schedule (no flexible time bands) in which an employ

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    1513 words, 7 pages

    With the recent decision by Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc., to end work-from-home arrangements, companies cannot help but question their own policies of “telecommuting”, as Jack Nilles coined the term in 1973. As a young child rearing woman as CEO of a major corporation, Marissa Mayer turned from a role model to a disappointment for many working moms. Best Buy immediately followed suit a week later and ended its own program of telecommuting. Before other companies follow this trend and endure potential consequences, they must consider the extensive benefits telecom

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